Complete Definition of "engineer"

English

Etymology
ME. engineour, from AF. enginer, from engin.

Pronunciation
audio|en-us-engineer.ogg|Audio (US)

Noun
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en-noun

  1. A person who is qualified or professionally engaged in any branch of engineering.
  2. A person who, given a problem and a specific set of goals and constraints, finds a technical solution to the problem that satisfies those goals within those constraints. The goals and constraints may be technical, social, or business related.
  3. (formerly) A person who operates an engine (such as a locomotive).
Translations
trans-top|Person qualified or professionally engaged in engineering
Arabic: Arab|ÙÙÙدس (muhandis) m
Bosnian: t-|bs|inženjer|m
Chinese: æå¸ (jìshÄ«)
Croatian: t+|hr|inženjer|m
Czech: t-|cs|inženýr|m
Dutch: t+|nl|ingenieur|m|f
Finnish: t+|fi|insinööri
French: t+|fr|ingénieur|m|f
German: t|de|Ingenieur|m, t|de|Ingenieurin|f
Hungarian: t+|hu|mérnök
Irish innealtóir
Italian: t+|it|ingegnere|m
Japanese: æè¡è
Korean: ê³µíì (gonghakja)
Kurdish: KUchar|ئÙâÙدازÛار
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Lower Sorbian: inženjer m
Norwegian: ingeniør m
Persian: fa-Arab|ÙÙÙدس (mohandes)
Polish: t|pl|inżynier|m
Portuguese: t+|pt|engenheiro|m
Romanian: inginer m
Russian: t+|ru|инженеÑ|m|f|trinženér|scCyrl
Scottish Gaelic: innleadair m
Serbian:

Spanish: t-|es|ingeniero|m
Swedish: ingenjör c (1)
Thai: THchar|วิศวà¸à¸£ (wísàwàgon)
Upper Sorbian: inženjer m
Vietnamese: kĩ sư
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trans-top|A person who finds a technical solution to a problem
Bosnian: t-|bs|inženjer|m
Croatian: t+|hr|inženjer|m
Dutch: ingenieur m|f, probleemoplosser m
Finnish: suunnittelija
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Romanian: ingenios m
Serbian:

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trans-top|Locomotive operator
Bosnian: t|bs|vozovoÄa|m
Croatian: t|hr|vlakovoÄa|m, t|hr|vozovoÄa|m
Dutch: t+|nl|machinist|m
Finnish: junankuljettaja
French: t+|fr|machiniste|m
German: Maschinist m, Maschinistin f
Italian: t+|it|macchinista|m
Japanese: æ©é¢å£« (ãããã, kikánshi)
Korean: 기ì ì (gisulja)
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Polish: t+|pl|maszynista|m
Portuguese: t+|pt|maquinista|m|f
Romanian: mecanic m|f
Russian: маÑиниÑÑ (maÅ¡iníst) m
Serbian:

Swedish: lokförare
Vietnamese: ngÆ°á»i phụ trách máy
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Verb
en-verb

  1. transitive To design, construct or manage something as an engineer.
  2. transitive To alter or construct something by means of genetic engineering.
  3. transitive To plan or achieve some goal by contrivance or guile; to wangle or finagle.

Translations
trans-top|To work as engineer
Finnish: suunnitella, toteuttaa (depending on the focus of the work)
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trans-top|To do genetic engineering
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trans-top|To plan or achieve a goal by contrivance or guile

Finnish: t+|fi|suunnitella, t-|fi|juonia
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Portuguese: t+|pt|maquinar
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